Software Systems Engineer (FMS)

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-330897
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/16/2021
    • Years of Experience: 10+
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Job Description

5-D Systems, Inc. a KRATOs company, is seeking a highly motivated candidate to fill a Systems Engineer position supporting a government software office addressing Army Air and Missile Defense systems, with focus on Mission Command systems. This system engineering position will provide guidance and oversight to ensure requirements and provisions are satisfied for foreign military sale of software. Tasks will include developing Features description documents that capture concept of capability update, proposed solution, and acceptance criteria, working with the Program management team to prioritize Feature development. The system engineer must be highly organized with a strong technical background in system engineering principles and requirements decomposition.

The candidate in this role will function within the project office’s Mission Command Product office and will work with both contractors, government civilians and system operators.

Experience and Skills

  • Have a background in requirements decomposition, MBSE, Modular Open Systems Architectures and Use case development
  • Have a record of taking initiative and being a team player in a small team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, experience working with both development staff and end users, and a strong work ethic


  • Be a US citizen and possess (as well as maintain) Secret Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college (ABET) in engineering
  • Be a self-starter and comfortable in a fast-paced working environment
  • Be willing to engage various levels of stakeholders to ensure that FMS Features developed are capable of meeting the needs of the intended users

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 10 or more years of system engineering experience System engineering experience in support of DoD programs is preferred, especially in an Army Air and Missile Defense program is highly desired
  • Experience with systems engineering in an Agile methodology highly desired. SAFe© Agile experience a plus